How to Download Youtube Videos

This instructable will show you how to download a youtube video with the lest amount of hassel

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Step 1: Copy...

find the video you want to download and click it as if you were going to watch it(you can watch it if you want) and copy the url

Step 2: ...Paste

open a new window and go to, there will be a text box paste the url in the text box and click download

Step 3: Download

next scroll down about a quarter the way and click the second green download hyper link the link sould say next to it (get_video.mp4 - High Quality)

Step 4: Import

now find the mpg4 file (it should be on your desktop) go to itunes and import it it is compatible with ipods

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    11 Discussions


    10 years ago on Step 1

    I did what you instructed and I did get the video! However I could not get the sound. Do u have any ideas what I did wrong? Let know. Thanks, ra

    3 replies

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    is it like that all the time, that was once i did not get a video at all. you might want to try firefox's download helper add-on.


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    that happened to me to the first time except the sound wasnt timed right idk try downloading the video again i guess check your sound options


    Reply 10 years ago on Step 4

    i could probably work for the psp too if the psp supports mpg4


    10 years ago on Introduction

    i was about to make a instructable about that but i found yours.